Agri-Food Growth Program

The Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has established the Agri-Food Growth Program to build and enhance local markets to increase the awareness, sale and consumption of Prince Edward Island produced agri-food products.  


There are five components to the program: 

  1. Signage & Promotion
  2. Training & Skills 
  3. New product market readiness
  4. Season extension technologies & infrastructure
  5. Sector Growth Initiatives

Who is eligible?

  • Farmers
  • Farmers’ markets
  • Farm markets
  • Agricultural commodity/marketing boards
  • Others may be considered upon special request

What activities are funded?

Projects that:

  • improve the promotion of locally produced agri-food products and the individuals that produce them
  • attract a wider range of clientele to local products
  • increase the availability, quality and variety of Prince Edward Island produced agri-food products
  • promote the sale and consumption of Prince Edward Island agri-food products
  • support the development of food focused events

Where can I find more information?

How do I apply to the program?


Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a completed application form to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.  The completed application is then submitted to a committee for approval.

For more information contact:


Agri-Food Growth Program
PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-4145
Fax: 902-368-4857
Email: APGP@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
May 15, 2018
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General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
PO Box 1180
548 Main Street
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Phone: (902) 838-0910
Fax: (902) 838-0975

Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)

peiextension@gov.pe.ca